Credo, Concordia’s honors program, will launch its new research-intensive courses this spring. The program’s new focus brings multiple changes, including the replacement of the old team-taught classes. Low numbers of students were enrolling in Credo classes, partially due to the lack of course offerings, according to Dr. Susan Larson, programContinue Reading

Family Weekend is a time of introduction between two families. Students arrive on campus and either create, revive or maintain friendships. One month into school, Family Weekend welcomes students’ families to join the campus community to get a sense of student life. Junior Courtney Backen, the chair of Family Weekend,Continue Reading

Cobber water

Last year’s campaign to eliminate disposable water bottles on Concordia’s campus is beginning to show results. In response to students’ interest in sustainability, the President’s Sustainability Council collaborated with campus administrators, such as those in Dining Services, and decided to take action. Dining Services associate director Janet Paul and theContinue Reading

Concordia’s large spring concert, Oratorio, was especially unique this year. Usually, professional soloists are featured, but for the first time in years, the concert of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana was performed entirely by students. Rene Clausen, who conducted the Concordia Orchestra and the 350 member Oratorio choir, explained the basicContinue Reading

More than 70 Concordia band students missed classes last week to share their music with local schools, churches, and communities around Minnesota. “Tour is always fun because you spend a lot of time with friends,” said senior Rachel Miller, who plays French horn. “A lot of my really close friendsContinue Reading

On March 13, Concordia students will advocate for better government student aid at Minnesota’s Day at the Capitol by meeting with state legislators. Meg Henrickson attended the Day at the Capitol last year. She was excited to share her experience. “It went really well. We were going there to thankContinue Reading